Phylagen traces corporates for $14m series A
The environmental microbiome testing kit maker, based on Oregon research, has collected series A capital from investors including Western Digital Capital and 3M Ventures.
CIC stays Pragmatic in $17m round
The flexible electronics maker once known as Pragmatic Printing has retained the interest of CIC, Avery Dennison and Arm to take its total funding to nearly $47m.
Istesso stamps $7.8m extension
The funding takes Istesso’s latest round to $13m as the company continues clinical trials on an immunometabolic drug licensed from an Aberdeen spinout in 2007.
Blue Water seeks $15m injection
US-based Blue Water Vaccines has an option on University of Oxford research into a universal influenza shot and is looking to raise $15m in funding.
Seismos extracts $10.5m
Osage University Partners has put up additional capital for oil and gas fluids monitor developer Seismos, which was founded by students from University of Texas.
Nexiot checks in series B funding
ETH Zurich-founded smart logistics spinout Nexiot has won backing from Credit Suisse and Die Mobiliar Versicherungen as it aims to secure additional international business for its products.
Vast Therapeutics inhales $15m
The respiratory disease drug developer has collected series A funding from investors including Shionogi to fund clinical trials of its lead drug candidate .
Boston Metal strikes $20m
MIT molten metal production spinout Boston Metal has drawn funding from the Engine in its first publicly disclosed funding round.

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ETH Zurich ignites 27 spinouts in 2018
ETH Zurich spinouts lifted their total funding haul to $173.3m from $123.1m in 2017.
GeoSpock pinpoints $12.8m
Cambridge big data analytics spinout GeoSpock has now raised $24.5m from investors including Cambridge Innovation Capital and Parkwalk Advisors.
Itochu kicks off Promethera's series D round
UCL spinout Promethera Biosciences has received $11.3m in series D funding from Itochu and $16.6m in a convertible debt round backed by Sosei.
Light Theto senses Tsinghua for series B round
THC Ventures has led a $14.5m round that will fund Light Theto's R&D activities.
Iota jots down $15m series A
UC Berkeley spinout Iota Biosciences has obtained $15m in series A capital from investors including Astellas.
iThera recalibrates series C
Having achieved an initial close of $8m in September, the Helmholtz spinout has now closed its series C round at $10.3m.

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Ayasdi launches with $10m
Stanford spin-out Ayasdi receives $10.25m in series A financing for launch from Khosla Ventures and FLOODGATE.
Bertelsmann, University Ventures enroll at UniversityNow
Germany-based media company Bertelsmann and the university venturing fund it recently backed have joined venture firms Kapor Capital, Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Greylock Partners backing the on-line university network.
Coursera chalks up $16m
US-based internet university company Coursera nets the funds from venture firms, as it signs up top US universities like Princeton and Stanford offering courses for free.
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